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Finance

Who Are Spain's Business Angels and What Do They Like?

Roure, Juan; de San José Riestra, Amparo More professional and experienced -- this is the latest profile of Spain's business angels, according to the 2018 report by AEBAN, the Spanish Association of Business Angels. What remains elusive is the presence of women and interest in the social impact of investments. Read article
Corporate Governance

Slow Progress for Women on Spanish Boards

Atrevia; IESE The percentage of women on the boards of Spanish listed companies continues to climb, but it is still far below 2020 goals. What's more, almost half of Spain's listed companies have only one or no female directors. Read article
Accounting and Control

Fewer Women (and Men) on IBEX-35 Boards

Pin Arboledas, José Ramón In Spain, the boards of directors of the IBEX-35 companies are smaller this year -- which has the side effect of reducing the number of women serving in these high-profile positions -- according to a report produced by IESE and Atrevia. Read article
Finance

VC and Private Equity: Where Next to Invest -- Taking Brexit Into Account

Groh, Alexander; Liechtenstein, Heinrich; Lieser, Karsten; Biesinger, Markus Beyond the U.S. and U.K., where are the most promising spots for private equity and VC fund investments? The VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index ranks 125 countries -- and makes predictions for a post-Brexit world. Read article
Innovation and Change

Are New Criteria Needed for Financing Drugs?

Escudero, Antonio; Lizán, Luis; Aceituno, Susana; Ribera, Jaume Should cost-effectiveness be the sole consideration when deciding whether to finance new drugs? Many in the healthcare industry in Spain are now questioning the criteria that currently govern pharmaceutical policies. Read article

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